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Financing Study Abroad


Many students have concerns about financing a studying abroad program and associated costs. However, a lot of students don't know that they can apply their financial aid package to their study abroad trip in addition to applying for scholarships and fundraising.
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Financial Aid and Requirements

Financial Aid

GGC students can use their federal and state aid, including the HOPE Scholarship, for study abroad. Financial aid can be used for any study abroad program for which the student will receive academic credit. Students studying abroad for an academic year are eligible to apply for both the fall and spring grant competitions. 
For more information: Please visit the financial aid page for obtaining financial aid to study abroad.

 Study Abroad Scholarships and Funding Sources

A study abroad scholarship is a monetary award for students to use towards the expenses of their program such as travel, courses, credits, books and lodging. Students must apply for scholarships. There are several types of study abroad scholarships, available through the scholarship page.
There are also other scholarship programs specifically for study abroad.
Benjamin A. Gilman International scholarship
Gilman Outreach
Fulbright Scholarship Program
Boren Awards